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what's the word?

Postby sundog » Mon, 19 Nov 2007 01:36:35 -0500

hello,
1. How can I complete the following sentence?
"The young woman wanted to have a child ............ the famous singer X."
2. Which one is correct?
a) The film made a 30-million-dollar boxoffice.
b) The film made 30 m dollars at the boxoffice.
3. What's the meaning of 'of' in the following sentences? What kind of usage is this?
"It is of great importance", "It is of three types." :?
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Re: what's the word?

Postby ZarrinPour » Mon, 05 May 2008 02:08:31 -0500

Hi friend...
aaaam, for the first question i don't know the answer
But in second question the second option is correct (The film made 30 m dollars at the boxoffice.
)

and also in the third question the second sentence is the meaning (It is of three types)

Good Luck
Kind Regards.
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Re: what's the word?

Postby sundog » Tue, 06 May 2008 07:29:13 -0500

thank you zarrin
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Re: what's the word?

Postby Syl » Sun, 11 May 2008 10:51:01 -0500

1. How can I complete the following sentence?
"The young woman wanted to have a child ............ the famous singer X."


The right answer is "The young woman wanted to have a child withthe famous singer X."
(If that is what you mean)

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